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Lisa Shroyer, editor of Knitscene magazine, has compiled a book entitled The Best of Knitscene, featuring a "reworking of Heather Lodinsky's "Central Park Hoodie" [Yarn Market News, January 2012], available from Interweave Press. The links below take you to the pages for the paper version and the eBook version.

Paper [144 pp, paperback, $24.95]

eBook [144 pp, PDF, $19.95]

The book includes 20 of the most popular knitting patterns from the first five years of Knitscene magazine, including Connie Chang Chinchio's Geodesic Cardigan and Katie Himmelberg's Phiaro Scarf. The offerings vary widely from mitts, hats, socks and scarves to vests and sweaters, in addition to providing tips and designer profiles.

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The pattern for the CPH is now available
for purchase from Knitting Daily as a downloadable PDF! The pattern includes expanded sizing for PLUS sizes—52", 56", and 60"!

The Knitting Daily Blog has featured the CPH in some posts:
The CPH--Which Size to Knit?
The Finished Plus Size CPH
The CPH Plus Size Gallery

If you receive the Knitting Daily email, you already know that the CPH is the NUMBER ONE best-selling pattern in the KD Online Store!

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Picking Up Stitches?

So the one thing that I didn't think I would have a problem with is now my enemy. I bound off for the hood last night, and this morning on my commute to work I read the instructions...pick up 158 stitches along the left panel starting from the top hood. No problem. Easy. Done.

I picked up stitches oh so carefully. Easy. Count them up and what do you get, 80 stitches? HUH? Waz-dat?

Okay, I'm thinking...it's not so bad. I just have to pick up about double more. So, I see there are these bumps between the already picked up stitches. That must be where I pick up the extras from right?

I start picking up these bumps and gosh it is not easy and is definitely a problem. I don't even know if I'm picking up the right stitches and all my knowledge is flying right out the window.

I struggled to get most of these stitches on and can't imagine trying to purl these suckers once their all there. Am I on the right track? Any suggestion or advice would be greatly appreciated.

1 comment:

Freda said...

Check out this site:


Scroll down to the video on picking up stitches.

I haven't gotten that far on my CPH yet.